7 Fairy-Tale New York Wedding Venues to Consider for Your New York Wedding!

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Getting Married in New York?

Then you must be searching for the perfect venue to host your big day!

The venue is a big deal. If you're searching for the perfect New York wedding venue, you will find this article helpful! There are literally hundreds of venues out there, so if you don't know where to start... start here!

These venues are beautiful, have great reviews and each bring their own vibe and unique charm to the table. Take a look, schedule some tours, and enjoy the wedding planning process! Here you go New York brides! We really think you're going to love these venues.

These are listed in no particular order, they were all fantastic to work with!

#1 Garnet Hill Lodge - North River, NY

A Beyond Breathtaking Adirondack Wedding Venue

Outdoor Wedding Ceremony with Mountains in the Background
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Just look at that view! Isn’t it ever so magical and awe-inspiring? We are absolutely swooning right now over this ceremony setup, it’s so romantic and so dreamy! The best part? This gorgeous ceremony is just the beginning of this incredibly impressive New York venue!

Type of Venue:

Romantic Lodge with Spectacular Lake and Mountain Views

We Like to Describe this Venue As:

Picturesque, Charming, Natural Beauty, Rustic, Magical, Memorable

Our Thoughts:

We are falling head over heels for Garnet Hill Lodge! If you’re looking for an intimate and romantic venue with lodging, a lake and gorgeous mountain views… you’re going to be so impressed with Garnet Hill Lodge. With a spacious lawn and cozy yet elegant Log House dining room, you are sure to have an absolutely unforgettable wedding.

This gorgeous venue is located on 175 beautiful acres, surrounded by thousands of acres of protected wilderness, overlooking the pristine Thirteenth lake. With such beautiful surroundings at every angle, we think this wedding venue has a perfect setting for any season!

Want in on another awesome perk? You don’t have to rush all of your wedding festivities into one day. With this venue, wedding parties at the lodge get to reserve the entire Inn for two nights to include the rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception, through the farewell brunch the following morning. This allows the entire wedding party and guests to enjoy a true Adirondack experience all weekend, and make ever-lasting memories!

This venue specializes in destination weddings, and their amazing staff is dedicated to providing a truly memorable weekend – from start to finish. We can’t wait for you to tour this venue, we know you will fall in love just like we have!

Garnet Hill Lodge Offers & Perks

  • Outdoor Ceremony

  • Indoor Reception

  • Onsite Catering featuring a fresh and seasonal menu by full-time Chef

  • Rehearsal Dinner

  • Unlimited Photo Opportunities

  • Onsite Lodging

  • All-inclusive packages

  • Bridal Suite

  • Onsite coordinator

  • Breathtaking views

  • Access to countless outdoor & indoor amenities

Wedding Capacity: In Summer & Fall, we can accommodate an outdoor wedding and reception for up to 130 people. From November through early June, we offer indoor weddings and are able to accommodate up to 75 guests.

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Note from the Owner At Garnet Hill Lodge, we know first-hand how much time and careful planning goes into creating your wedding. We specialize in destination weddings, and our team makes it easy for you to enjoy the wedding you’ve always dreamed of as you and your guests build memories to last a lifetime. A quintessential Adirondack lodge surrounded by the pure beauty of the Adirondack mountain region, Garnet Hill Lodge is the perfect backdrop for an extraordinary wedding experience. Our entire Lodge is yours for the weekend - so you and your guests can enjoy access to our entire property and our countless amenities. We invite you to experience the full magic of the Adirondacks, celebrate your love for one another, and share a truly unforgettable weekend with family and friends.

Contact Garnet Hill Lodge

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Garnet Hill Lodge

39 Garnet Hill Road North River, NY 12856

Call: 518-251-2444



#2 Seminary Hill Orchards - Callicoon, NY

A Beyond Beautiful Backdrop for Your Wedding Day

Bride and Groom Kissing Outside

This cidery overlooks the Delaware River valley and has breathtaking views of the Catskills! This venue has an unbelievable backdrop for your wedding day, we can't even imagine how many gorgeous and creative photos you will be able to capture here!

Type of Venue Farm/ Cidery/ Orchard- Seminary Hill is home to a working holistic apple and pear orchard.

We Like to Describe this Venue As

Rustic, Holistic, Secluded, Stunning, Exclusive, Magical, Breathtaking

Our Thoughts

Seminary Hill offers a distinctive venue to host your New York wedding, with stunning one-of-a-kind views of the Catskills and the Delaware River Valley. This venue offers indoor and outdoor settings so you can create your own spectacular event and bring your dream wedding to life. Seminary Hill is located just 2 1/2 hours northwest of New York City in Sullivan County. We think Seminary Hill is not your average event space, they're really unique in many ways. They are part of a working orchard and cidery, and you and your guests can even sample their ciders, yummy! They'll even bottle your favorite blend for your wedding!

Seminary Hill Offers & Perks

  • Two-Night Stay at the Mountain House and Cottage

  • Permanent Reception Tent (with French window sidewalls and tent lighting, heating and flooring, seating up to 250 guests)

  • Exclusive use of Tasting Room (from 2pm to midnight the day of your event)

  • Dance Floor and DJ Table

  • Buffet & Hors d'oeuvre Station Tables, Cocktail Tables, Cake Table, and Bar Station

  • Cedar-Wood Arbor for Ceremony

  • Ceremony Benches Seating up to 250 Guests

  • Reception Tables and Chairs for up to 250 People

  • Prep Rooms for the Wedding Party

  • Designated On-Site Parking

  • Use of Baby Grand Piano

  • ADA Accessible Restrooms

  • Property Manager (and car to help facilitate)

  • Setup, Breakdown, and Cleanup Support

  • Signs and Teak Torch Lighting

  • Lawn Games

  • Reliable Vendor Recommendations

Minimum & Maximum Capacity

Maximum is 250 Guests

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Special Note From the Owner

Here are some things that couples LOVE about Seminary Hill -- and I think you will too:

The Views

I really can't say enough about the stunning views! Our property offers several scenic backdrops for ceremonies and photographs. From our orchards, to the river valley, to 360 degree views of the rolling Catskills mountains, we are sure to have the perfect scenery for your wedding photos.

Seclusion and Convenience

You and your guests will feel like you've been whisked away to a private country chalet with our miles of acres of open land offering you the privacy you want for your event. Yet, our venue is less than one mile from downtown Callicoon, where you can enjoy local farmers markets, a variety of restaurants, and shops that have everything you might need for your weekend away. Additionally, just down the road from our venue we have lodging for your guests. Our newly renovated boarding houses include 16 rooms and feature a warm vintage design with hardwood floors, antique furnishings and vintage kilim rugs.

You Can After Party On Site

Our outdoor curfew for amplified music/noise is 10pm by town ordinance, but we do have a gorgeous indoor tasting room with Wi-Fi enabled sound system that's available for use until midnight if you want to keep the party going. If you are ready to relax, sit back and enjoy a bonfire or if you are up for the challenge check out some of our lawn games, including cornhole, ladder ball, and horseshoes.

Customization and Experience

Here at Seminary Hill we seek to provide you with the very best experience- before, during, and after the wedding. We understand not every wedding is alike and our staff will work with you to customize your vision. You can even create a custom cider blend with your own label to be served exclusively on your wedding day!

Contact Seminary Hill Orchards:

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Seminary Hill Orchards


Callicoon, NY

Office: 845-887-4056

#3 Hillcrest Estate - Pavilion, NY

A Newly Renovated, Historic Venue Nestled in the Genesee Valley

Bride Standing by Wedding Arch

How stunning is this photo? We have no words! The elegant vibes here are just perfect, and this is a venue that is bursting at the seams with history. This country estate boasts a historic mansion hidden on 120 acres of forest and fields. It's so romantic, we think this venue would host an unforgettable wedding day!

Type of Venue Secluded Country Estate

We Like to Describe this Venue As

Secluded, Charming, Elegant, Classic, Historic, Unforgettable, Special, Natural Beauty

Our Thoughts

The history this venue has is incredible and we love it! The Hillcrest Estate is an elegant 120 acre property in Western New York. Built in 1899, "the mansion in the woods" has had the privilege to host a variety of events and entertained several guests, including Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain and Ethel Barrymore. Wow, how unique is that?

Located near Rochester and Buffalo, The Hillcrest Estate's historic mansion and grounds provide an elegant country setting for wedding receptions and ceremonies. The mansion has 32 rooms with five fireplaces. It's absolutely stunning, you must see it for yourself in person! The ballroom, filled with historic antiques, can be utilized for indoor receptions or ceremonies. The manicured lawn can be used for outdoor receptions and ceremonies. The estate grounds feature a winding driveway, reflecting pool, covered veranda, tiered terrace, carriage ride loop and numerous picturesque locations.

Hillcrest Estate Offers & Perks

  • Mansion and Carriage House Accommodations for up to 4-Night Stays

  • Bridesmaid Prep Room with 4 Hair/Make-Up Stations

  • Outdoor Tent Receptions and Ceremonies

  • Indoor Ballroom Cocktail Hour or Reception

  • Multiple Outdoor Ceremony Sites including Formal and Woodland Settings